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[SOLVED] Bad Repository

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does anyone know what's up with this? thanks

https://i.imgur.com/BdpZZ45.png
Last edited by Moem on Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:49 am, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: Bad Repository

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Not sure, but you can try this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiTCduoADmk
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Re: Bad Repository

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try this first...

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sudo apt update
then reboot and then try to get updates...DAMIEN
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Re: Bad Repository

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archive.canonical.com/ubuntu tara release doesn't exist hence update manager can't find it.

tara is the code-name used for the mint provided repos in 19 - bionic is the ubuntu codename.

What does your inxi -r report?

BTW - your screenshots as posted are are really hard to read on a low res monitor. Why not just copy/paste the error message or at least link in post to the image with [rimg][/rimg] tags which will allow easier zooming in the browser.

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Re: Bad Repository

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smurphos wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:26 am
archive.canonical.com/ubuntu tara release doesn't exist hence update manager can't find it.

tara is the code-name used for the mint provided repos in 19 - bionic is the ubuntu codename.

What does your inxi -r report?

BTW - your screenshots as posted are are really hard to read on a low res monitor. Why not just copy/paste the error message or at least link in post to the image with [rimg][/rimg] tags which will allow easier zooming in the browser.

https://i.imgur.com/BdpZZ45.png
second time i've had to tell someone to mouse over or click the image to get a larger view. i actually just posted the link so it would be full-size on mouse over and a single click. now as for inxi -r. here you go. thanks

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Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list
           deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu tara partner
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/agornostal-ulauncher-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/agornostal/ulauncher/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/agornostal/ulauncher/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/clipgrab-team-ppa-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/clipgrab-team/ppa/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/clipgrab-team/ppa/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/elementary-os-stable-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
           deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nilarimogard-webupd8-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/noobslab-apps-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/apps/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/apps/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/noobslab-icons-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/icons/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/icons/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/notepadqq-team-notepadqq-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/notepadqq-team/notepadqq/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/notepadqq-team/notepadqq/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
           deb http://packages.linuxmint.com tara main upstream import backport
           deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-security main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ bionic partner
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/rikmills-latte-dock-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/rikmills/latte-dock/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/rikmills/latte-dock/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/teejee2008-ppa-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/teejee2008/ppa/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/teejee2008/ppa/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xuzhen666-dockbarx-bionic.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/xuzhen666/dockbarx/ubuntu bionic main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/xuzhen666/dockbarx/ubuntu bionic main

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Re: Bad Repository

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smurphos wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:26 am
archive.canonical.com/ubuntu tara release doesn't exist hence update manager can't find it.
Launch Software Sources and remove the "bad" repository under the Additional Repositories tab.
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philotux wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:49 am
smurphos wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:26 am
archive.canonical.com/ubuntu tara release doesn't exist hence update manager can't find it.
Launch Software Sources and remove the "bad" repository under the Additional Repositories tab.
p.k. will do. question though. did they change the address for or close that repository? cause i had changed a thing here since before my last update where i wasn't getting that message? thanks
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Re: Bad Repository

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MrGrimm wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:59 am
did they change the address for or close that repository? cause i had changed a thing here since before my last update where i wasn't getting that message? thanks
Honestly, I can't really tell. I just went to archive.canonical.com/ubuntu to check if the repository for tara really existed. It didn't. That's why my suggestion. May I ask why did this particular "repository" has ended up in your Sources?
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had to be checked by default, or added when needed by something i installed. i honestly couldn't tell you. thanks for the help and fix, much appreciated.
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You are welcome!
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Re: Bad Repository

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MrGrimm wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:59 am
p.k. will do. question though. did they change the address for or close that repository? cause i had changed a thing here since before my last update where i wasn't getting that message? thanks
It's never existed. Normally it appears when someone has followed an Ubuntu-centric tutorial that ignores the existence of Ubuntu based distros and suggests a command along the lines of

sudo apt-add-repository “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) blah-blah”

history | grep apt-add-repository will tell you if that is the case. I guess it's possible that something else that has been installed could have added it.
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